Two Irresistable Butternut Squash Based Recipes

Two easy recipes that are full of different flavors!

I love both of these recipes so much they are perfect for this season, literally autumn on a plate. They both could be a healthy, nutritious, flavourful side dish for your Christmas dinner.

  1. Maple Butternut Squash and Roasted Brussels SproutsIMG_3320
  2. Butternut Squash Quinoa SaladIMG_3306

#1 – Maple Butternut Squash and Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Ingredients:

  • 1 Butternut squash – Cut into chunks
  • 1 cup of Brussel sprouts
  • 2 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon of maple syrup
  • 1 tsp of paprika
  • 1tsp of coconut powder
  • 1tsp of chili powder
  • 2 tsp of salt and pepper
  • 2 tsp of parmesan cheese
  • Optional – Pine nuts

Method:

  1. In a tray, add your chopped squash and Brussel sprouts. Season them with the ingredients above and bake for 30 minutes.

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Note: Add the maple syrup after baking. 

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#2  Butternut squash Quinoa salad

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of Quinoa
  • 1 cup chopped butternut squash
  • 1/2 cup of diced tomatoes (1 tomato)
  • 1/4 cup diced green onions
  • 2 cups of water – for every cup of quinoa you will need two cups of water
  • 2 tsp of paprika
  • 2 tsp of crushed garlic (2 cloves)
  • 2 tsp of olive oil
  • 1 squeezed lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method:

  1. In a tray, add the butternut squash with the paprika, crushed garlic, and olive oil. Bake for 30 minutes.  IMG_3234
  2. In a pot add the quinoa and the water and leave to boil on high heat then lower the heat and cook for 20 minutes. IMG_3235
  3. Add the diced tomato, green onion, squeezed lemon, and roasted butternut squash to quinoa and mix.

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Until next time, crave the dish…

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